URGENT: Kadokawa chairman arrested over Tokyo Olympics bribery scandal

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Prosecutors arrested the chairman of major publisher Kadokawa Corp on Wednesday. for his alleged involvement in a growing corruption scandal over the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics. Tsuguhiko Kadokawa is suspected of paying 69 million yen ($481,000) in bribes to a consulting firm run by an acquaintance of Haruyuki Takahashi, a former Tokyo Olympics organizing committee executive, in exchange for his help in selecting the company as sponsor of the last Summer Games. year.

Kyodo News

Kyodo News

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